Pest Database - Earwig Earwigs got their name from the myth that they crawl into sleeping people's ears and tunnel into their brains. The long cerci, or clippers, on their backsides easily identify an earwig.   Habits Earwigs hide during the day and feed on leaves, flowers, fruits, mold and insects at night. Habitat These insects live together outdoors in large numbers. They can be found under piles of lawn debris, mulch or in tree holes. They gain entry to a structure through exterior cracks Threats Contrary to folklore, earwigs do not crawl into ears and eat people's brains at night. They do not spread diseases, but their menacing appearance can be alarming to a homeowner. Prevention Remove harborage sites such as leaf piles, mulch piles or other vegetation. Seal cracks and crevices well to prevent structural entry.
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Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 926-A Shelton Beach Road Saraland, AL  36571 251-675-4236 Fax Number:  251-675-4283
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 18475 S. 3rd Street Citronelle, AL  36522 251-866-3030
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Pest Facts Color: Dark brown Legs: Six Shape: Long, narrow Size: 1 inches Antennae: Yes Flying: No Region: All 50
Earwigs Earwigs
Pest Database - Earwig Earwigs got their name from the myth that they crawl into sleeping people's ears and tunnel into their brains. The long cerci, or clippers, on their backsides easily identify an earwig.   Habits Earwigs hide during the day and feed on leaves, flowers, fruits, mold and insects at night. Habitat These insects live together outdoors in large numbers. They can be found under piles of lawn debris, mulch or in tree holes. They gain entry to a structure through exterior cracks Threats Contrary to folklore, earwigs do not crawl into ears and eat people's brains at night. They do not spread diseases, but their menacing appearance can be alarming to a homeowner. Prevention Remove harborage sites such as leaf piles, mulch piles or other vegetation. Seal cracks and crevices well to prevent structural entry.
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 926-A Shelton Beach Road Saraland, AL  36571 251-675-4236 Fax Number:  251-675-4283
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 18475 S. 3rd Street Citronelle, AL  36522 251-866-3030
Copyright Kelly’s Termite and Pest Control Service.  All Rights Reserved.  Website Design and Hosting by North Mobile Internet Services, Inc.
Click here to Schedule Service
Pest Facts Color: Dark brown Legs: Six Shape: Long, narrow Size: 1 inches Antennae: Yes Flying: No Region: All 50
Earwigs Earwigs
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